[flahm-bey; French flahn-bey] /flɑmˈbeɪ; French flɑ̃ˈbeɪ/
[flahm-beyd] /flɑmˈbeɪd/ (Show IPA). (of food) served in flaming liquor, especially brandy:
verb (used with object), flambéed, flambéing.
to pour liquor over and ignite.
/ˈflɑːmbeɪ; ˈflæm-; French flɑ̃be/
(of food, such as steak or pancakes) served in flaming brandy
verb -béing, -béeing, -béd, -béed
(transitive) to pour brandy over (food) and ignite it
1886, of certain types of porcelain, 1906 as a term in cookery, from French flambé, past participle of flamber “to singe, blaze,” from Old French flambe “flame” (see flamboyant).
noun See flamberge
noun a type of fencing sword with an undulating blade; also written flamberg Word Origin French
- Flamborough head
/ˈflæmbərə; -brə/ noun 1. a chalk promontory in NE England, on the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire
[flam-boi-uh nt] /flæmˈbɔɪ ənt/ adjective 1. strikingly bold or brilliant; showy: flamboyant colors. 2. conspicuously dashing and colorful: the flamboyant idol of international society. 3. florid; ornate; elaborately styled: flamboyant speeches. 4. Architecture. noun 5. . /flæmˈbɔɪənt/ adjective 1. elaborate or extravagant; florid; showy 2. rich or brilliant in colour; resplendent 3. exuberant or ostentatious […]